For centuries, humans have been entranced by the otherworldliness of Mars. Our planetary neighbor has influenced so many groundbreaking works of science fiction, such as Edgar Rice Burroughs' John Carter series, H.G. Wells' The War of the Worlds, Dwayne Johnson's Doom, and Lycia Naff's Total Recall.
Guest starring some Austrian dude.
And ever since NASA started chucking spacecraft into Martian orbit, pareidolia-crazed spectators have been poring over each and every shot of the red planet, praying to see something exciting (besides the unlikely majesty of a frail species conquering the vast and unforgiving cosmic void in pursuit of knowledge of our infinitely fascinating universe). So without further ado, here's some of the most dumbass shit people have spotted on Mars. (Spoiler alert: They're all rocks!)